NBA Defensive Player of the Year Awards - Summary

Information about the NBA Defensive Player of the Year including current winner, year by year, player who won the award the most times and players grouped by team

Every year since the 1982-83 season the best NBA defender is selected by a national panel of pro basketball writers and broadcasters and the winner receives the Defensive Player of the Year Award. .

NBA Awards: Defensive Player of the Year

Current Defensive Player:
2014-15
Defensive Player of the Year
Player with More Awards:
4 Times
NBA Defensive Player of the Year
Team with More Awards:
6 Times
had the Defensive Player of the Year